As Instructor at the Naval War College:
Strategy and War (Mid-Career Military Officers): 2020-2021, 2021-2022
Historical case studies in wartime decision-making, focusing on identifying wartime political aims and aligning strategic and operational decisions with those aims.
As Teaching Fellow at Columbia University:
Introduction to International Politics (Undergraduate): 2014, 2015, 2016
Introductory Game Theory (Graduate): 2015, 2016
Scope and Methods (Undergraduate): 2018, 2019
Quantitative Political Reasoning (Graduate): 2018
Prior to Grad School
From 2011 to 2013, I taught 7th-8th Grade English / Language Arts at Simmons Jr.-Sr. High School in Hollandale, MS. From 2007 to 2011, I led writing workshops with juvenile hall students at the Santa Clara County Juvenile Detention Center.
I am prepared to teach a substantive classes in International Relations and Comparative Politics (such as international and interstate conflict, state development, and political violence), as well as a variety of research methods (such as formal modeling, experiments, and quantitative methods).
Brief Explainer Video on Civil Wars:
(For Lindsay Dolan’s International Politics course at Wesleyan University.)